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Ways to help students learn through mistakes (essay)

Ways to help students learn through mistakes (essay) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Colleges can not only help students past their immediate crises, writes Joseph Holtgreive, but also encourage them to unlock capacity that they didn't know existed and ways of tapping into it.
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How fear of failure can cripple us all...

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How to Constructively Leverage Mistakes as Part of Your Teaching Strategy

How to Constructively Leverage Mistakes as Part of Your Teaching Strategy | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Students are not perfect, and we spend much of our time correcting their mistakes. Our challenge is in correcting these mistakes in a useful rather than in a discouraging manner. 

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It's important to create an environment where mistakes are ok, and where peers plus the teacher can help.

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7 Benefits Of Mistake-Driven Learning

7 Benefits Of Mistake-Driven Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The Benefits Οf A Mistake-Driven Learning Approach While it may be tempting to provide your learners with genies, wizards, and guides to help them through your eLearning course, giving them the chance to learn from their mistakes offers a variety of opportunities...

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I definitely remember when I've made mistakes..

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It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
I recently heard a TED talk from Brian Goldman, a doctor who admits to having made mistakes.
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Nine tips on how to use mistakes to effectively help your students. Here's the first tip:


"1. Stop marking errors on tests and papers without explaining why they're wrong. Give enough explanation to help your student understand what went wrong and how to fix it. A big red X is insufficient."

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